The 2015 downhill World cup calendar has just been published and two new venues are on the books for next year!

2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup calendar

DH1 April 11-12 – Lourdes (France)

DH2 June 6-7 – Fort William (Great Britain)

DH3 June 13-14 – Leogang (Austria)

DH4 July 4-5 – Lenzerheide (Switzerland)

DH5 August 1-2 – Mont-Sainte-Anne (Canada)

DH6 August 8-9 – Windham (United States)

DH7 August 22-23 – Val di Sole (Italy)

The new venues are Lourdes, France and Lenzerheide, Switzerland. Lourdes has never been used in the downhill World cup, but has previously hosted the French Cup - riders will face a 2.5km course that descends over 600m.

Riders will be returning to Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada an ever popular venue - it has hosted a round every year since the creation of the World Cup in 1991.

It's not even the end of the 2014 season, and we're already excited for next year!